Continuing the mission… and continually improving

In my previous post I described how my teammate JoEllen Carter (@testingmojo) and I have been pairing for an iOS UI smoke test automation spike. By working together, making use of a book, online resources, and examples sent by a colleague in another office, we were getting some traction. However, we ran into a lot […]

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Got unique & difficult agile testing challenges? Be part of the future of testing!

Agile Testing Days is a wonderful experience: a chance to join a community of professionals who are passionate about delivering software with the best possible quality and value for customers. Janet Gregory and I are co-facilitating a tutorial/workshop where we ask participants to bring your toughest agile testing challenges so that we can work on […]

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Even better – communicating while drawing!

In my previous post I told about a great experience collaborating with teammates on a difficult new feature. The conversations around this continued this week when we were all in the office. Many of our remaining questions were answered when the programmers walked us through a whiteboard drawing of how the new algorithm should work. […]

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Teamwork for building in quality

I can’t say it enough: it takes the whole team to build quality into a software product, and testing is an integral part of software development along with coding, design and many other activities. I’d like to illustrate this yet again with my experience a couple days ago. Recently our team has been brainstorming and […]

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Booster Conference, Bergen, Norway, 2014

I’m currently at Booster in beautiful Bergen. It’s a terrific conference, about 240 people which is a perfect number. Everyone is so enthusiastic, the food is great, the sessions are awesome. I’ll blog more about that. I facilitated a workshop today on “changing your testing mindset”. I’ve uploaded the slide deck, and will be blogging […]

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